Like other whistle-blowers and rebels against arbitrary…
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Tune in Thursday, May 30 at 2:00pm EST for our upcoming show featuring the ACR International Section!
ACR International Section leaders, Rochelle Arms and Mary Damianakis, will host this show…Continue
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Like other whistle-blowers and rebels against arbitrary…
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From May 8-12, 2013, Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre under the direction of Prof. Gayle McKinney Griffith und Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith will present the 28th edition of Black International Cinema Berlin.
For the fifth time the event will occur in cooperation with the commissioner for…
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By Beverly Bell
March 8, 2013
On this International Women's Day, we rerun a 2005 piece on one of our greatest heroines, Marie Simone Alexandre. Though she died eight years ago, her life and message remain as powerful and inspirational today as any we know.
"It was thanks to God and Sister Simone." I heard this over and over in the mid-1990s as I was interviewing rape survivors in one of Port-au-Prince's…
Added by Deepa Panchang on March 8, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments
There is a modern-day misconception amongst those working to rebuild post-conflict societies, that war, mass atrocities, and heinous persecutions end when the conflict does. We who are not survivors, who were not victims of major international crises and targeted persecutions, find it difficult to understand the lasting impact of what survivors experienced. Post-traumatic stress was identified in the aftermath of the…Continue
THIS IS WHAT SOCIAL CHANGE LOOKS LIKE! JOIN THE DIALOGUES!
Participating in the Connection Point Dialogues program will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of…Continue
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Today, November 29, 2012, is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (sometimes known simply as Solidarity Day). This day of observance has been celebrated on or around November 29 since a resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 2, 1977. (See…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on November 30, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments
“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from the report On the Road to Zero Waste: Successes and Lessons from Around the World by the Global Alliance for Incinerator…Continue
Added by Deepa Panchang on November 19, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments
The International Potato Center seeks a dynamic Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to be responsible for an ambitious research-for-development initiative that aims to increase incomes of smallholder potato producers in Southern Bangladesh through access to effective low-cost ware and seed storage. This initiative is a new component of an ongoing multi-year USAID-funded “Horticulture Project,” led by CIP and the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC) which will improve incomes and nutritional health…Continue
Added by Virginia Contreras on September 24, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments
Do you know it is International Peace Day on Friday 21st September?
Added by Pax Populi on September 18, 2012 at 7:15pm — No Comments
By guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi
On August 27, 2012, the US Marine Corps announced “non-judicial administrative punishments” for several Marines videotaped urinating on three dead bodies in Afghanistan.…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on September 18, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
As Peace Day is nearly upon us, we at Pax Populi want to express our admiration and support for the brave and noble peacemakers of Afghanistan.
We believe in a peaceful Afghanistan and are calling for an…Continue
Added by Pax Populi on September 14, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments
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Three people I know and admire are getting the recognition they deserve this week and I want to take a moment to celebrate their achievements on how-matters.org.
1) Mulugeta Gebru, founder of Jerusalem Children and Community Development…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 14, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Achieving and maintaining democracy—“government of the people, by the people, for the people”[i]–is an ongoing challenge.
Perhaps President Lincoln had no alternative to preserving the Union than to wage war, but the wounds of that deadly conflict can still be felt today.
Where are the models for better ways of resolving disputes, righting wrongs, and pursuing democratic institutions?
Our nomination, in honor of this year’s United Nations…Continue
Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on September 14, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
A guest post on how-matters.org by Oscar AbelloContinue
People have been playing more games these days in Washington D.C. And I don’t mean the strategies of the Obama and Romney spin teams.
Two recent events suggest games’ growing popularity in D.C. aid circles: this one I attended at the World Wildlife Fund earlier this month and this Tuesday’s upcoming …Continue
“How many deaths will it take?” In how many places within the United States and abroad?
Aurora, Colorado? Tucson, Arizona? Virginia Tech? Columbine? The University of Texas tower?
Nagasaki? Korea? Vietnam? Grenada? Panama? Iraq? Afghanistan? Pakistan?Continue
Members of the Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI) new Kenya Initiative will be travelling to Kenya from August 7th through to August 21st 2012 for an Assessment Visit. If you're interested in more information about the Initiative feel free to like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/KenyaTeamMBB…Continue
Added by Enda Young on July 30, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments
This week I attended the XIX International AIDS Conference on behalf of REPSSI (The Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative.) Based in Johannesburg, REPSSI trains "front-line" service providers on children's emotional and social well-being and works with governments and NGOs to develop child-friendly policy frameworks in 13 countries in southern & eastern Africa. There are at least 1,994 project sites where REPSSI approaches are being applied and…Continue
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